Air Pollution Control Board


Meeting Details: (Revised 11/18/2022)

December 14, 2022 - 9:30 AM CDT - In-Person & Virtual WebEx

William R. Snodgrass Tennessee Tower
Third Floor, Nashville Room
312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue
Nashville TN 37243

2022 Meeting Dates

January 12
February 9
March 9 - Cancelled
April 13 - Cancelled
May 11 - Cancelled
June 8
July 13 - Cancelled
August 10 - Cancelled
September 14
October 12
November 9 - Cancelled
December 14

2023 Meeting Dates

January 11
February 8
March 8
April 12
May 10
June 14
July 12
August 9
September 13
October 11
November 8
December 13


Board Characteristics

Fourteen members: twelve appointed by the Governor for four-year terms and two ex officio.

Members include:

  • a registered professional engineer with at least five (5) years' experience in the field of air pollution control;
  • a licensed physician with experience in health effects of air contaminants;
  • a person working in a field directly related to agriculture or conservation;
  • a person actively working in the management of and with current full-time employment in a private manufacturing concern and have a college degree and eight (8) years of combined technical training and experience in permit compliance for Title 5 or Non-Title 5 sources for a manufacturing facility permitted in the State of Tennessee; 
  • a county mayor or chief executive officer of a Tennessee county;
  • a person working in municipal government;
  • Two (2) persons from Tennessee industry and with current full-time employment with a private manufacturing concern and have a college degree in engineering or equal and eight (8) years of combined technical training and experience in air pollution abatement for either a Title 5 permit holder or a Non-Title 5 permitted source in the State of Tennessee;
  • a person involved in the program of an institute of higher learning in the state involved in the conducting of training in air pollution evaluation and control;
  • a person representing conservation interests;
  • a small generator of air pollution representing automotive interests;
  • a person representing environmental interests;
  • Commissioners of Environment and Conservation and Economic and Community Development or their designees.

Commissioned under T.C.A. 68-201-104.

The statute authorizing this board expires June 30, 2025 and the one-year wind-down period begins.

Member Term Expires Representation
Dr. John Benitez  08-31-2025 Licensed Physician with experience in health effects of air pollutants
Dr. Chunrong Jia 04-30-2024 Environmental Interests
Vacant 04-30-2022 Conservation Interests
Stephen Moore 08-31-2023 Working for Industry with technical experience
Dr. Shawn A. Hawkins 08-31-2024 Working in field related to Agriculture or Conservation
Richard Holland 08-31-2023 Working for Industry with technical experience
The Honorable Ken Moore, City of Franklin 08-31-2021 Working in Municipal Government
Dr. Joshua Fu, Ph.D.  04-30-2022 Involved with Institution of Higher Learning on air pollution evaluation and control
Michael Haverstick 08-31-2022 Working in management in Private Manufacturing
Dr. Ronnè Adkins, Ph.D. Ex-Officio Commissioner's Designee, Dept. of Environment and Conservation
Caitlin Roberts Jennings 06-30-2022 Small Generator of Air Pollution representing Automotive Interests
Amy Spann, P.E. 08-31-2022 Registered Professional Engineer
The Honorable Larry Waters,
Sevier County
08-31-2024 County Mayor
Jimmy West Ex-Officio Commissioner's Designee, Dept. of Economic and Community Development

Past Meetings


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